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Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 4,781 at the 2010 census. The town has been called the "Switzerland of America" by the Swiss Tourist Board due to the picturesque scenery, mountainous location, and architecture; as well as the "Gateway to the Poconos." It is in eastern Pennsylvania about 80 miles (130 km) north of Philadelphia and 100 miles (160 km) west of New York City. This town is also historically known for burying the body of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe.

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Facts and Stats for Jim Thorpe*

  • Pollution Statistics in Jim Thorpe

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    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Jim Thorpe: Crime and Safety

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    • Burglary and Theft 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.42 (High)
    • Attacks 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 77.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.58 (High)
  • Living in Jim Thorpe - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 72.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 59.54 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15.33 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.87 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Jim Thorpe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Jim Thorpe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 62.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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